Since 1982, the Emergency Response & Development Fund of Crossroads has responded to death, destruction, and psychological trauma caused by natural disaster, war, and poverty in many countries of the world.
Thank you to our Crossroads Cares supporters, who have already responded quickly and compassionately. Our partners are providing food, water, emergency packs, shelter, and transportation to tens of thousands of people displaced in their homeland.
Guatemala has one of the youngest populations of Latin American countries, and more than half of them live below the national poverty line. This means children are hungry, and mothers have to watch their children suffer.
This month has been extremely profound. I sat glued to my computer and watched reporters in Rome cover the historic exchange between Pope Francis and Indigenous delegates from across Turtle Island (North America).
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